First line bandwagon

There’s a neat first line contest going on at http://cherstinieveen.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/first-line-contest/ that is sort of in connection with the Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers conference. Since I can’t go to this conference, and I also...

Finding Your Voice

I’ve been writing for a long time. When I was 16, I began a handwritten novel that was essentially an homage to the Robert Ludlum books I had been devouring. I called it The Zurich Connection. See? It even sounds like a Robert Ludlum novel. My book was about a...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series